WANDA ADAMIK HRYCOVA
Wandal Production was established in 2007. Wanda Adamik Hrycova, company’s owner, has more than 20 years of experience in TV, film and theatre production, she produced 14 world known theatre musicals (Hello, Dolly, The Birdcage, HAIR, Hamlet, Cleopatra, etc.), big TV shows (Pop Idol, The Voice, Strictly Come Dancing), TV fiction series and TV entertainment shows.
Wandal Production focuses mainly on feature film and TV production. We also participate as minority co-producers in strongly appealing international projects.
Wanda graduated at VSMU in 2001, majoring in TV and Film Production. Between 2001-2006 she worked as a General Director at Nova Scena Theatre, the biggest musical theatre in Slovakia. In 2008 she produced a musical “The Producers” as a private producer under her label Wandal Production. The show was seen by almost 25.000 viewers. Between 2010-2012 she worked as a General Director in MediaPro Entertainment Slovakia, a production company that was producing the entire local content for TV Markiza. From TV she left to give birth to her three sons and during her maternity leave she produced two films – a World War II drama “COLETTE”, CZ/SK, dir. Milan Cieslar and a crime thriller “THE LINE” (SK/UA, dir. Peter Bebjak). THE LINE premiered in the main competition of KVIFF 2017 where Bebjak won the Best Director Award, the film has won many festival awards around the world, and received 6 awards „ Slnko v sieti“ (Slovak National Film Awards). It also became the most successful Slovak film in the history of the country with over 330.000 admissions, earning more than 1.7mil EUR. In 2018 Wanda was elected the president of the Slovak Film and TV Academy. Wanda is an EAVE graduate.
Currently she is in the post-production of the historical TV series THE SLAVS, coproduction project between Slovakia and Ukraine. Likewise she is in the post-production of PERFECT STRANGERS, a sweet and bitter comedy about Czech and Slovak friends who meet in a Prague apartment to celebrate the arrival of the New Year. The film is an adaptation of the world-famous original Perfetti Sconosciuti by director Paolo Genoves, which has the most local remakes in the history of cinema. Experienced creators are behind the implementation of the project.The screenplay of the comedy is in the hands of Petr Jarchovský. It is produced by Wanda Adamík Hrycová, co-producers are Peťa Polnišová and Juraj Brocko. The director of the film is Zuzana Marianková.